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Last updated: Mar 26 2017 08:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Will step in to save environment: CJI 26.3.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Responding to Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi’s lament that coastal regulations are limiting development and diverting tourism to other countries, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice JS Khehar said on Saturday that “environment is not a matter of competition” and that “development can happen, but with due care for environment.” He said that courts will step in only when environmental safeguards are not in place. Rohatgi and Khehar were speaking in the presence of President Pranab Mukherjee, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar at the inauguration of NGT’s two-day international conference on environment. Rohatgi said: “The CRZ (Coastal Regulation Zone) notification says 500 metres from the sea...there can be no hotels, no development, no other infrastructure. Over the past 25 years, domestic and foreign tourism have been diverted to our neighbours in the South-East.” He added, “If they can do it, surely, it is time for us — the ...
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'Courts shouldn’t be an adversary on green issues' 26.3.2017 TOI: Home
At National Green Tribunal’s two-day World Conference on Environment , attorney general Mukul Rohatgi proposed that the coastal zone regulation, which restricts any development within 500 metres of the coast, be “debunked” as tourists were abandoning India for other Southeast Asian countries.
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State bags Indu Mill for Ambedkar memorial 26.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Centre hands over document of the 12-acre land in Dadar to Chief Minister
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Chief Justice disagrees with AG's view on environment 25.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
There were disagreements between the government and judiciary on environment on Saturday at the World Conference on Environment-2017.
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CJI rejects idea of prior approval of eco-sensitive projects 25.3.2017 Zee News : India National
Rohatgi said tourism industry has taken a hit as existing laws do not allow construction within the periphery of 500 metres along seashores.
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Prepare Sunderbans CRZ map in three mnths: NGT 23.3.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
While the Sunderbans came under the CRZ in 1999, no map has been prepared for its management as yet.For years now, the state government and Centre have been blaming each other for the delay.
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Chapora fort road puts state archaeological dept in a fix 22.3.2017 TOI: Goa
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Stop destroying mangroves, says former IAS officer 21.3.2017 HBL: Commodities
‘It is in violation of CRZ norms’
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Shivaji statue: Show CRZ nod docus for site office, says high court 18.3.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Bombay HC on Friday directed the state government to produce coastal regulation zone permission for the temporary office of the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Memorial it has built at Backbay Reclamation, Cuffe Parade.
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Despite big bang projects, niggles remain at R.K. Nagar 17.3.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
The Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar (R.K. Nagar) Assembly constituency, with a largely working-class population, had received special attention since 2015 as it was represented by former Chief Minister Jayala...
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State body gave green signal to Metro-III stns after environment ministry denied CRZ nod 15.3.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Sand extraction ban fears allayed 14.3.2017 Hindu: Home
The Dakshina Kannada district administration has no plans to ban sand extraction from the rivers in the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) following the February 27 judgment of the National Green Tribunal ...
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On an academic endeavour at Attukal 11.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Architecture students are studying the region for their urban design course
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Process to allow sand extraction will begin afresh, says DC 11.3.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
A recent judgement by NGT cancelled permits of sand extraction in CRZ areas
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HC tells Metro III to show green clearances for 3 stations in SoBo 10.3.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Sand mining: Udupi to present its case afresh before NGT 10.3.2017 deccanherald.com
Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis said the district administration would take up the process all new to represent the case in Green Tribunal on sand mining at CRZ area following the verdict in favour of plaintiffs. Speaking to media persons here on Friday, the DC said that the district in-charge minister has convened a meeting to discuss the issue on March 18. The process of forming a committee at local level to analyse the situation and the assessment of the expert committee from NITK would be taken up once again. The reformation of the process would take another one month. However, it seems that the district would not suffer from scarcity of sand, as the two blocks in Non-CRZ zone are functioning. Besides, Dakshina Kannada deputy commissioner has also that sand would be supplied, in case of necessity, she added. The DC said that the case would be represented with all the documents and preparations. The lapses on the part of district administration in representing the case would be overcome. A ...
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Metro stations: High court comes down on MMRCL 10.3.2017 HBL: Logistics
Environment Ministry clearance, the bone of contention
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Coastal body, fisheries dept inspect training wall work 10.3.2017 TOI: Goa
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Path across canal leads to concern 10.3.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Road in north Chennai is temporary
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Illegal constructions mushroom in L-Ward, residents voice concern 9.3.2017 DNA: Money
Residents of Kurla (L-Ward) have been voicing their concern over illegal constructions mushrooming in several parts of the ward and encroaching on Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) land along the Mithi River. Residents allege that the local ward officer has not been paying heed to the problem and that their repeated complaints fell on deaf ears. According to the residents, most of these illegal structures are seen on civic lands and open spaces. "Several illegal structures have come up on civic lands and open spaces. But the local body does not even bother to come and check, despite repeated complaints," said a resident, on condition of anonymity. Interestingly, some of the structures that have come up on CRZ land are meant for community facilities such as public toilets and were constructed using MP funds and through MHADA. Even Anuradha Pednekar, former Shiv Sena Corporator, had raised the issue recently during a civic Standing Committee meet, and alleged that the Assistant Municipal Commissioner (AMC) of ...
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